August 22, 2023
“The sky is that beautiful old parchment in which the sun and the moon keep their diary” This quote from modernist poet and writer Alfred Read more
July 6, 2023
 Designing is a beautiful and brutal process. Anyone who presents their ideas before the public – whether to make a living or for the joy of Read more
June 2, 2023
 Alexander Lamont returns to WOW!house 2023 Alexander Lamont is thrilled to announce its collaboration with Miles de Lange, Lauren Hwang NY, and Read more
April 10, 2023
 The Spanish word ‘malabares’ evokes a skillful trick or move – executing something very challenging with exquisite grace and the Read more
February 20, 2023
 After a quiet three-years, Bangkok is bustling again. Many are escaping a cold winter to journey towards the warmth and sunshine of Thailand. Coming Read more
December 9, 2022
Alexander signs each unique Pleiades Vase – a limited edition collection from the Designer Studio Within a leafy compound on the outskirts of Read more
October 25, 2022
 Over the last month our Shagreen workshop has been extremely busy working on a group of decorative accessories launching this month. Named the Trove Read more
September 1, 2022
 Shagreen or “galuchat” in French is a texturally rich and visually intriguing material that derives from the stingray fish. Shagreen was Read more
My Life with Alexander Lamont
August 10, 2022
“Objects have power: they connect us to our most intimate selves and to the people, places, stories and memories of our lives.” That’s one of Read more
July 15, 2022
This year, our twentieth year, we have opened a showroom in London. This is a hugely exciting development for me personally, and the company, as London is a Read more
July 8, 2022
In the preface to his 2012 Catalogue Alexander Lamont talks about his first visit to Thailand as a boy conjuring memories through the smells and sensations of Read more
Talad Noi: A Journey into Old Bangkok
May 1, 2022
Many people coming to Bangkok for the first time are quite shocked by its incredible urban intensity. Where is the gentle Thai charm? It’s true that when Read more
Luminous Iridescence - Venice Panels
April 2, 2022
 This Spring Alexander Lamont introduces a new material as part of the Le Mur collection of wall panels: shimmering mica. Venice Panels are Read more
The Arts and Crafts Movement
February 17, 2022
The Arts and Crafts Movement of the late 1800s was born in Great Britain in response to the impact of the industrial revolution on society. The Movement Read more
A vision of Jean-Michel Frank
October 6, 2021
Jean-Michel Frank in 1930's. The great furniture, lighting and interior designer of the early 20th century, Jean-Michel Frank, was first revealed to Read more
Icons of Alexander Lamont
August 20, 2021
What makes a design iconic? As well as being unique and impactful an iconic design exudes symbolism and a richness of representation whether that be of a Read more
Farewell Duke of Edinburgh
April 19, 2021
One of the most cherished parts of my school life in Southwest England was completing the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Prince Philip was a great lover of the Read more
Alexander Lamont presents a short video introducing the Spring 2020 Sirena Collection.
November 30, 2020
Alexander Lamont presents a short video introducing the Spring 2020 Sirena Collection. In the video Alex talks about his ideas surrounding the collection, Read more
Life of a Lotus Leaf by Alexander Lamont
September 8, 2020
This is a short story about life and death and rebirth, and about the transformation of nature into art. There was once a lotus leaf that found its roots Read more
The Evolution of Artistic Expression: Africa
August 1, 2020
Marquis Sconce by Alexander Lamont Inspired by the luminous decorative arts of the Art Deco era, Alexander Lamont has been reviving and innovating Read more
Alexander Lamont A Tale of Two Designers
July 7, 2020
 The straw marquetry is dyed by hand in our own workshops to five subtle tones of Burnt Coral before being inlaid in a sunburst pattern In our last Read more
This is a story about why Africa is important to me. I lived there as a very young child and so the story is fragmentary, distant and made up of sensory and emotional memories.
May 8, 2020
This is a story about why Africa is important to me. I lived there as a very young child and so the story is fragmentary, distant and made up of sensory and Read more
Alex spent part of his childhood in Africa growing up in a village in Kenya while his father worked there as a missionary.
May 4, 2020
Alex spent part of his childhood in Africa growing up in a village in Kenya while his father worked there as a missionary. The local markets were filled with Read more
Over the next few weeks we will be presenting the new collection of furniture, lighting and decorative objects by Alexander Lamont – Sirena.
April 30, 2020
Over the next few weeks we will be presenting the new collection of furniture, lighting and decorative objects by Alexander Lamont – Sirena. The Read more
In the mid to late 1500s the Portuguese Jesuit missionary, Father Gaspar Vilela came to Negoro in the Wakayama prefecture of Japan.
March 11, 2020
In the mid to late 1500s the Portuguese Jesuit missionary, Father Gaspar Vilela came to Negoro in the Wakayama prefecture of Japan. There he found a complex of Read more
Buddhism is a religion practiced in a large part of Asia and has become an important cultural heritage of the region.
January 27, 2020
Buddhism is a religion practiced in a large part of Asia and has become an important cultural heritage of the region. Today its deep insight into the nature of Read more
November 27, 2019
Alexander Lamont presents his Le Mur 2019 collection of art for the walls. Seven striking new designs in straw marquetry work with pattern, direction and Read more
Thailand is a special place for Alexander Lamont. It is where the brand was founded and continues to serve today as our home.
October 31, 2019
Thailand is a special place for Alexander Lamont. It is where the brand was founded and continues to serve today as our home. Alex’s relationship with Read more
Alexander Lamont flagship shop is a quiet and sophisticated space where we show our collections of lighting, object, furniture and materials.
October 8, 2019
Alexander Lamont flagship shop is a quiet and sophisticated space where we show our collections of lighting, object, furniture and materials. It is an Read more
The Great Gatsby is a world renowned novel that captures the vibrant spirit and flamboyance of 1920’s.
September 11, 2019
   The Great Gatsby is a world renowned novel that captures the vibrant spirit and flamboyance of 1920’s. The Roaring 20s, or the Jazz Age Read more
The Spin Bowls are our latest lacquerware creation. Simple yet complex; terraces of linear lines create a rounded form onto which numerous layers of lacquer are applied.
July 30, 2019
 Spin Bowl The Spin Bowls are our latest lacquerware creation. Simple yet complex; terraces of linear lines create arounded form onto which numerous Read more
The Cicada Votive Box is adorned by the Alexander Lamont company logo; a design defined by Alexander after a period of reflection on the ideas and values we aim to express through our designs. The form is a cicada that was inspired by a Han dynasty (200BC-220AD) jade
May 6, 2019
 The Cicada Votive Box at Alexander Lamont's shop - Central Embassy The Cicada Votive Box is adorned by the Alexander Lamont company logo; a Read more
Alexander Lamont Peninsula Collection 2019
April 22, 2019
 Alexander Lamont started his company with the very simple aspiration: to make original and beautiful things combining uncompromisingly exquisite Read more
Straw marquetry is suddenly in vogue. After decades in the relative shadows of the decorative arts, it is today finding a stronger place in interior projects.
April 2, 2019
Straw marquetry is suddenly in vogue. After decades in the relative shadows of the decorative arts, it is today finding a much stronger place in great interior Read more
Wishbone Table – A sculpture in techniques and the art of imperfection
October 30, 2018
 Its been some time since I told the story of one of my designs. Part of this years Intarsia collection of furniture and lighting is the Wishbone Read more
August 30, 2018
The Acrolith statuary of ancient Greece with its contrasting marriage of materials is one of the inspirations behind Alexander Lamont’s 2018 Spring Read more
The Butterfly's Wings
July 22, 2018
This is the story behind Alexander Lamont's newest collection of furniture pieces inspired by the shimmering intricacy of a butterfly's wings.  Read more
Pleiades – Constellations in Form & Time
April 15, 2018
 This is the story of the creation of a collection, or collections of vases that was a longing I had for many years – to try my hand at designing Read more
Sonia Delaunay - Seminal Artist
November 8, 2017
This Fall Alexander Lamont launched new straw marquetry wall panels inspired by seminal artist, Sonia Delaunay. Forming part of his 2017 Le Mur Read more
Alexander Lamont Lacquered Straw Marquetry
August 30, 2017
Exploration and innovation of materials is at the heart of our company and the Lacquered Straw finish we have developed beautifully exemplifies this vision. Read more
Minotti Catalogue 2017 with Alexander Lamont Black Lacquer Steamer Boxes
August 3, 2017
We are pleased to show here a preview of the upcoming Minotti Catalogues within which lighting and accessory pieces from our collections are presented. Being Read more
Home interior by Deborah Wecselman Design, Alexander Lamont Lusty Bronze Vessels
June 28, 2017
Below is a photo essay with some views of our accessories in their natural habitat -- interiors from around the world. Lusty Vessels adorn the living room Read more
Custom door handles by Alexander Lamont
May 31, 2017
"The door handle is the handshake of the building," said Finnish architect Juhani Pallasmaa. Hardware on furniture - cabinet and drawer pulls, hinges Read more
Sapucai Chandelier in black mica
May 17, 2017
Mica is among the most beautiful materials nature has provided. Neither a stone nor a resin, it belongs to an important class of rock-forming minerals; Read more
Lacquer Pebble Boxes by Alexander Lamont
May 5, 2017
This May promises to be a busy month in our Central Embassy Shop. The opening of the Park Hyatt Hotel upstairs on May 12th coincides with the 3rd anniversary Read more
Alexander Lamont at Fuori Salone Milan
April 20, 2017
Below is a video tour of our gallery in Brera at this years Milan Fuori Salone where we launched the Atlantica collection. We also exhibited a selection of our Read more
Oscar Desk from Alexander Lamont Atlantica Collection
April 7, 2017
For our new collection, ATLANTICA, I invited Brazilian designer Antonio Da Motta to design a limited collection of furniture and lighting expressing the Read more
Alexander Lamont Lagoon Tray in black palmwood and bronze
March 22, 2017
Trays present an alluring design opportunity. They sit like framed art on horizontal surfaces with their hardware and their cool surface space. More Read more
NYC skyline by Alexander Lamont
March 8, 2017
This January marked 4 years since our brand was first represented by Angela Brown LTD in New York. Our formal debut in the US, Angela has been a sophisticated Read more
Alexander Lamont Ruche Lantern
February 16, 2017
Over the years, we have created many designs for our lighting collection using materials that I love and forms that will last forever. Good lighting can Read more
Vault Bench by Alexander Lamont
February 2, 2017
Functional yet sculptural. Delicate but strong. Simple yet complex. Complimentary opposites Alexander explored designing the Vault Bench. Its name derives from Read more
Sukhothai Hotel, Bangkok
January 13, 2017
Context is everything, especially with design. An item's beauty, presence and even purpose can be reinterpreted depending on its surroundings. This week we Read more
Bronzed shagreen custom project by Alexander Lamont
December 31, 2016
One side to our business that we haven't shared a lot about on this blog is our custom, bespoke work. Over the years we have shared material expertise and Read more
December 8, 2016
My Dad, Victor Lamont, was a great mentor to me in choosing this life of design. He passed away this year but his vitality and passions live on with me. He Read more
Gift Ideas by Alexander Lamont
November 23, 2016
Because there is no such thing as too much inspiration during this holiday season, we'd like to present a few of our favourite things. Here's to a Read more
Bangkok - unintended textures and forms Alexander Lamont
November 10, 2016
Bangkok is a mega city - approximately 10 million residents - that is full of giant structures and vanity projects. But down at street level there are also Read more
Eileen Gray photographed by Berenice Abbott, Paris 1926
October 26, 2016
This October marks the 40th anniversary of the passing of Eileen Gray (1878 – 1976) a most significant artist who navigated between Art Deco and Modern Read more
Alexander Lamont ivory shagreen coffee table
October 12, 2016
A few years ago we began experimenting with white lacquer from Japan. It provided a wonderful base for red lacquer giving it an extra vibrancy, lift  and Read more
Alexander Lamont gilded cracked lacquer
September 28, 2016
Our company's design and creative energy is deeply rooted in touch. There is no substitute for the cool, smooth surface of gesso; the sensual ivory grains Read more
Alexander Lamont Limited Edition Tissue Box Collection
September 9, 2016
This fall Alexander Lamont presents a Limited Edition collection of handcrafted tissue boxes wrapped in their signature materials of shagreen, parchment and Read more
Umbra Vases in bronze by Alexander Lamont
August 18, 2016
The Umbra Vase group were originally inspired by the shadows created by celestial bodies such as planets or the moon. The shadow behind these bodies floating Read more
Alexander Lamont making the Reef Boxes
August 4, 2016
Last blog post we presented the new Editions Spring 2016 collection. In the coming weeks we will write more about the story behind the individual pieces, the Read more
Alexander Lamont Reef Boxes in bronze from Spring 2016 Editions Collection
July 27, 2016
The objects in the Spring 2016 collection are sculptural elements that were largely derived from different ideas of energy - pressure, harnessing, slicing, Read more
Oscar de la Renta choosing fabrics
June 29, 2016
In May I travelled to San Francisco to attend the Financial Times Business of Luxury Summit 2016. It was the first time I had attended a gathering of this kind Read more
Alexander Lamont trade showroom Bangkok
June 15, 2016
The new Spring 2016 Collection is the largest Alexander has designed with close to 40 original pieces comprised of furniture, lighting and accessories.   Read more
Kips Bay Show House 2016 entryway by David Collins photo by Phillip Ennis
June 1, 2016
We are happy to share with you 'Alexander Lamont's' involvement in this year's Kips Bay Decorator Show House in New York City. The 5 storey, 10 Read more
Alexander Lamont Otto table lamp with louro preto wood finish
May 18, 2016
As we may have mentioned before, it is truly difficult to improve on nature. Natural wood is a thing of great beauty. The shades, textures, colours and Read more
Wooden handmade vessel with silver trim from Laos
May 6, 2016
The most beautiful handmade arts of Laos have arrived in Alexander Lamont. For many years we have worked with the artisan's of Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia Read more
Thailand Road Trip
April 20, 2016
This is a picture essay of a road trip I organized with friends to the furthest east point of Thailand. We went in search of open country, Isaan food and Read more
Designer Artisan short film by Alexander Lamont
April 6, 2016
Linked below is a short film I have just finished that brings some light and movement to my words, processes and background; 3 minutes of ‘why', Read more
Alexander Lamont bronze and gold leaf vessels
March 23, 2016
We have written recently about the making of gold leaf and about the lost-wax bronze casting method we employ, this week we bring them together to highlight Read more
Lacquer art by Saeko Ando
March 9, 2016
Alex recently hosted lacquer artist Saeko Ando in the Bangkok workshop.  The two artists met almost one year ago at a lacquer conference in Thailand and Read more
Enamel and Lacquer box by Jean Dunand and Jean Goulden one of designer Alexander Lamont's favorite Art Deco pieces
February 24, 2016
I have mentioned the influence of the Art Deco period in the materials I use, and the designs I make so I thought I would write a piece about some actual Read more
Nakasendo Trail by Alexandra
February 10, 2016
Back in December in the Japan Shopping post I mentioned that I would soon write more about The Nakasendo Trail.  The trail or Central Mountain Route was Read more
Jackfruit inspired bronze vessel by Alexander Lamont
January 27, 2016
In our search for textures that exude sculptural richness and tactile interest, nature is our biggest influence. We cannot improve upon the rough bark of a Read more
Resident Master of Straw Marquetry
January 13, 2016
We'd like to introduce you to another Team Leader at Alexander Lamont - Niang Pramoopratam. Khun Niang (Khun is the polite participle used before all names Read more
Gold leaf
December 18, 2015
Do you know, that if you were able to hold up a sheet of gold leaf you would be able to see right through it? It would be very difficult to try to do this as Read more
Shopping in Japan
December 2, 2015
As Alex’s wife and partner in business it is somewhat confusing that we both have the same name. But I hope you will find our style of writing to be Read more
Peking Glass by Alexander Lamont
November 18, 2015
As a decorative artist, I have always been drawn to working with historic craft traditions and techniques from Asia and Europe and refining them into Read more
Malacca lanterns hanging to dry
October 29, 2015
A while ago I visited Malacca with Alexandra my wife. Yes, we are known by our friends as ‘the Alexes’. This trip was for one specific purpose Read more
Lotus Leaf Vessel in bronze by Alexander Lamont
October 28, 2015
This week I have something different for you, a short story. It’s about the life and death and rebirth of a lotus leaf.  There was once a lotus Read more
Rock crystal and gold leaf Coupe Vessel by Alexander Lamont
October 14, 2015
The beauty and power of rock crystal has been cherished for millennia across different cultures. It has been an important element in the evolution of aesthetic Read more
Alexander Lamont straw marquetry wall panels
September 30, 2015
Alexander Lamont is excited to be launching the Fall 2015 collection of Le Mur wall panels this month. Building on the 2014 Le Mur  Read more
Hanoi cafe scene photo by Alexander Lamont
September 17, 2015
I spent last week in Vietnam meeting with lacquer artists and friends. I first visited Vietnam in 1995. That was after many years of travelling to Thailand - a Read more
Group of Khmer rice-cutters raised on bronze stands
September 2, 2015
For collectors of all persuasions, it is generally recognized that a key part of the equation of collecting is knowing how best to display cherished pieces. Read more
Ryosuke Harashima designer scholar's gift collection Alexander Lamont
August 19, 2015
Ryosuke Harashima, product designer from Kanazawa in Japan first came to work with us in 2010. With the brief to design a gift collection Ryosuke re-imagined Read more
Bronze Owl Sculpture by Alexander Lamont
August 5, 2015
Bronze animal sculpture has been a part of the artwork that we design and make since the beginning. Animals, birds and fish bring a vitality to sculpture that Read more
Tattoo being applied to parchment skin.
July 22, 2015
As the managing editor for the blog, I see many photographs every week of the current work going on in our workshops.  I come across various images that Read more
Raw shagreen and parchment at Alexander Lamont
July 8, 2015
If you have ever seen a raw piece of shagreen, it’s not easy to imagine the transformation the skin endures to result in the rich, deeply detailed Read more
Cornice Lamp in gilded natural marble by Alexander Lamont
June 24, 2015
Finding stones in a mountain can be more difficult than it might sound.  I recently found this out while looking for stones to make the Cornice Lamp. Read more
Straw Marquetry box by Alexander Lamont
June 10, 2015
We have a guest author this week: my father.  I’ve written in the past about how the business he started when I was a child has powerfully Read more
Alexander Lamont exhibition of curated antiques
June 3, 2015
What we see is a constantly changing world of light and colour and texture. Any visual artist will tell you that the first thing needed is to learn to see. Read more
Canister Lamp in shagreen and bronze by Alexander Lamont
May 27, 2015
The Canister Lamp is a striking contemporary sculptural light that excels at re-interpreting the use of shagreen and in combining this lustrous natural Read more
Alexander Lamont Shou Sugi Ban technique
May 20, 2015
For an Englishman like me, toast is a national 'treasure.' It takes a simple slice of bread and through charring the surface brings it to a whole new Read more
Alexander Lamont Ripple Bowls in black lacquer
May 13, 2015
The art of lacquer is one of the alchemical and seemingly elusive techniques found in the decorative arts. It has its origins in early China and Japan and has Read more
Australian textures by Alexander Lamont
May 6, 2015
Western Australia could swallow the entire United Kingdom, Texas and Japan together within its borders - with none of them touching and enormous spaces Read more
Photographer Yuna Yagi
April 29, 2015
Yuna Yagi is in certain ways the 'face' of our company.  She is a trained architect who practiced in New York and Berlin for many years and then Read more
Alexander Lamont Suji Parchment
April 22, 2015
The new Suji parchment technique is a fresh take on the Mighty Table, a classic Alexander Lamont design.  Playing with the intrinsic textile qualities of Read more
Wall Sconces by Alexander Lamont
April 15, 2015
This spring we have added four new wall sconce designs to our lighting collection.  Proper lighting is essential in creating the atmosphere and feel for a Read more
Thailand First Impressions by Alexander Lamont
April 8, 2015
I first visited Thailand in 1981 with my family. My father bought antiques and traditional folk art for our family business in England and to my great fortune Read more
Alexander Lamont Mighty Table, bronzed shagreen and reclaimed wood
April 1, 2015
Our two most iconic materials are blended together to make one of our own development; the elegant, durable and timeless signature material, Bronzed Read more
Eugenia Errázuriz in her Paris apartment
March 25, 2015
While brainstorming with Alex about potential blog posts there was one that immediately captivated me.  Not only because it brought to my attention a Read more
Alexander Lamont rock crystal jar with yan lipao woven lid
March 18, 2015
"Taking design ideas of great simplicity and elegance and applying materials and techniques that have never been imagined before. This is what I love. Read more
Alexander Lamont parchment coasters and burnt wood box
March 11, 2015
"People hang their pictures high up on the walls, but they place their objects for everyday use close to them and take them in their hands." - Soetsu Read more
Alexander Lamont Fougere Dining Table
March 4, 2015
Nearly all of the art and objects that we see in the famous museums of the world are there thanks to their beauty and durability. However they are not made of Read more
Alexander Lamont Tourbillon coffee table in shagreen, lacquer and bronze
February 25, 2015
I have been working with shagreen for 14 years now but the questions and answers technically and design-wise remain constant. The material is generally Read more
Shanghai street by Alexander Lamont
February 18, 2015
Gong Hey Fat Choy or Gong Xi Fa Cai to our readers who celebrate Chinese New Year. 2015 brings in the Year of the Sheep or Goat, an animal symbolic of peace, Read more
Alexander Lamont craftsman working on gesso table surface
February 11, 2015
In looking back at great craft traditions, gesso is one of the unsung heroes. It was developed originally as a base for the pigments and gilding that decorated Read more
Alexander Lamont jewellery inspired furniture
February 4, 2015
Jewellery is a strong source of inspiration for the pieces I make. There is an intricacy in design and an appreciation for shape and materials in found Read more
Alexander Lamont gilded sand sidetables
January 28, 2015
Alexander Lamont has perfected the 18th century technique of turning sand into a solid and elegant textured surface.  Initially used as a counterbalance Read more
Indian stone inlay photographed by Alexander Lamont
January 22, 2015
India is a place that lives in ones imaginations as vividly as it does in the reality of the experiences traveling there. I am just back from India where I had Read more
Alexander Lamont lacquer and crackled gesso Canoe Vessel
January 14, 2015
How to create sensual, langorous expression in the form of a bowl used for entertaining or admiring?  It was Charles Eames who said, “The Read more
Ikebana by Naomi Daimaru and bulb bronze vessel by Alexander Lamont
January 7, 2015
Watching Naomi Daimaru create an Ikebana floral arrangement elicits an immediate appreciation for nature.  Working in reflective silence and taking the Read more
Alexander Lamont Midori incense burner
December 31, 2014
The smoke Is now makingThe first sky of the year. -- Issa This Haiku poem is a beautiful reminder of another year gone by and of the poetic beauty of Read more
Alexander Lamont Black Orchid bronze and gold leaf wall sconce
December 24, 2014
As we prepared this blog entry we learned that the wall sconce from our new Black Orchid collection is featured in the current issue of the American magazine, Read more
Galuchat_shagreen_Jean Perfettini_Alexander Lamont
December 17, 2014
Galuchat is the French word for Shagreen. Shagreen/galuchat is the name used only for those things that have been covered with raw stingray or shark skins. The Read more
Bamboo forest in Japan photograph by Alexander Lamont
December 10, 2014
Japan seduces the ‘materialist' with a gorgeous palette of textures and patterns and tones. The Japanese celebration and reverence for nature through Read more
Alexander Lamont eggshell lacquer workshop
December 3, 2014
Eggshell has been an obsession of mine recently. It is the strongest and yet most delicate material. The work itself is satisfying as you push the little Read more
Alexander Lamont workshop
November 26, 2014
I am very pleased to let you know that the ‘Alexander Lamont’ Blog is being launched today.  The company is now almost 15 years old which Read more
Alexander Lamont Bronze Vessel
September 5, 2014
Strong, yet flexible, bronze is a sculptural material that has been employed in the decorative arts of Europe, Africa and Asia for millennia.  In fact, Read more
Alexander Lamont Cornish light
July 17, 2014
Cornwall embodies a certain dream of England; this small island, so famous for its rain and low leaden skies. Cornwall is the most westerly county in England, Read more
Alexander Lamont Le Mur Wall Paneling in Straw Marquetry
June 12, 2014
In  June 2014, we presented our first limited wall covering collection Le Mur using two signature materials - straw marquetry and shagreen.  The Read more
Alexander Lamont Central Embassy Shop Mural
May 15, 2014
After more than a year of conversation, design and development, in May 2014 I opened our new store at Central Embassy in Bangkok. It was an enriching, Read more
Alexander Lamont Chop Boxes
December 3, 2013
A beautiful box naturally piques our curiosity. We want to reach out and lift the lid to discover what it conceals inside: what is it that is so precious that Read more
Alexander Lamont is Blessed Tham Bun Ceremony
March 25, 2013
Every year at my studio and workshop we have a 'Tham Bun' ceremony when we bring monks to bless our factory and staff. This year it took place in early Read more
Alexander Lamont bronze and gold leaf Hammered Bowl
February 11, 2013
In 2003 I was trying to think of ways to make the bronze that I loved into a lighter form - something that was bronze and sculptural but that had a lightness Read more
Alexander Lamont American Shadows
December 12, 2012
Alberto Giacometti was inspired to start his series of ethereal, long bronze sculptures when he glimpsed the long shadow of an artist against a wall in Paris Read more
Alexander Lamont Eric Stocker Lacquer Master
November 12, 2012
Between 2009 and 2012, we were privileged to have lacquer master, Eric Stocker, in the workshop, training our artisans and producing our pieces using the Read more
Alexander Lamont Scholars Gift Collection
November 9, 2012
For the Scholar's Collection I worked in collaboration with Japanese artist Ryosuke Harashima to create small objects, treasures, precious pieces that I Read more
Alexander Lamont Straw Marquetry
August 7, 2012
I was once asked why straw fascinates me. Perhaps it is the fairy-tale idea of taking a humble material like the straw that filled the fields around my Read more
Alexander Lamont natural lacquer workshop
May 11, 2012
I have pursued lacquer for decades: the fabled material that lies between East and West, Kyoto and Paris. It is to my eyes the most alluring, subtle yet iconic Read more
alexander lamont material innovations tansu serindia exhibition
October 11, 2011
In September 2011 I did a special exhibition at Serindia Gallery in Bangkok in collaboration with my friends Robert Piccus and Shane Suvikapakornkul, owner of Read more